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 Pi xie lun
(588 words)

‘On exposing heterodoxy’‘On refuting heresy’

Yang Kuang-hsien, Yangquangsenius

Date: 1659

Original Language: Chinese


Published in three parts, Pi xie lun is primarily concerned with exposing the faults of Christianity. It opens with a challenge to the elevation by the Chinese of the Jesuit missionaries as saints or holy men, and contests the concept that these people and their teachings are complicated to understand. On the contrar…

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Morris, James Harry, “ Pi xie lun”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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